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Sanjay Leela Bhansali talks about making a Sahir Ludhianvi biopic

Recently, in an interview, Bollywood director Sanjay Leela Bhansali talks whether he will make the once announced, biopic about Sahir Ludhianvi

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By Dhwani Joshi
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In conversation with a media outlet, Sanjay Leela Bhansali had 6 dream projects, out of which 3 are completed- Bajirao Mastani, Black and Heeramandi, he was asked whether he will work on the once announced biopic about Sahir Ludhianvi.

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s answer to this was "Now, as the 4th, 5th, and 6th unfold, you'll get to know, right now, I can't speak. I really don't know what I'll make, when I'll make it, it's a very spontaneous decision. I'll be making Gangubai and suddenly I put the script down and say 'Ram Leela'. So I'll be suddenly making Inshallah, and I'll say 'No, Gangubai,' So I feel it's about the inner calling of the filmmaker, the inner calling that comes from deep down that 'ye banao.'"

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Bhansali says once he gets this inner calling, he is fully committed to the project. He says, "Then I am full on onto the project, then I am into the film, and I am making it like it's me, my soul has to survive, us kisam ki commitment! It's with everything, so I can't make a film with because it sounds good on the paper or it's a good cast, it has to come from deep within to want to make the film, so what I'll make."

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s recent project Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar streaming on Netflix has garnered plenty of attention from netizens, while receiving mixed reviews from the audiences.

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